Shaina M. Coleman, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life unexpectedly on February 5 at Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence. She was 30 years old.
Shaina was born in Boston on March 22, 1982, a daughter of Joanne (Libby) Coleman and Stephen Coleman. She grew up in Charlestown where she attended the Boston Public School system. She was a homemaker who dedicated her young adult life to the caring of her four sons.
She was the beloved wife of Edinson Suazo; the loving mother of Riley Tejeda, Reardon, Edinson and Stephen Suazo and the devoted daughter of Joanne (Libby) Coleman and Stephen Coleman. She was the beloved grandaughter of William “Matches” McGrath and the late Patricia McGrath and the late Stephen and Pauline Coleman; loving niece of Shawna and Thomas McGrath and is also survived by many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by The Carr Funeral Home. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.CarrFuneral.com
Retired Home Health Aide of Burlington, formerly of Charlestown
Mary B. (Flaherty) Junta, a six year resident of Burlington and a former longtime resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life on February 1 at her home in Burlington following a courageous battle with cancer. She was 82 years old.
Mary was born in Boston on October 30, 1930, a daughter of the late John J. Flaherty and Barbara (Durrane) Flaherty. She grew up in Charlestown where she attended the Boston Public School system. Mary worked for over 20 years as a Home Health Aide for the Visiting Nurse Association in Cambridge. She enjoyed reading and most of all Mary dedicated her adult life to the love and caring of her 12 children.
Mary was the devoted and loving mother of Barbara Tracy and her husband, Arthur, Mary Ellen Brown and her husband, Richard, John Junta and his wife, Susan, Agnes Junta-White, Thomas Junta, Ann Kelly and her husband, Bernie, James Junta, Michael Junta, Theresa Lawton, Paul Junta and his wife, Sheila, Daniel Junta and his wife, Caroline and Patrick Junta and his wife, Caroline; the loving grandmother to 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and the beloved sister of the late Florence Salvato and Anne Flaherty.
A Funeral Mass was held on February 6in the St. Mary’s Church. To send a message of condolence, please visit To send a message of condolence, please visit www.CarrFuneral.com